Hope Star from Hope, Arkansas on January 9, 1932 · Page 1
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fiOPB, ARKANSA&JATtmDAY, JANUARY 9, County Poultn men Will Elect Of fleers on Monday Night Organization Sponsor of Better Poultry in Hemp/v stead County NIC H O LS TO SPEAK State Flock Accredtitor to Be Here Several Days Next Week The most important meeting of the year, for, the Hempstead county Poultry Association, in Scheduled at the ctly hall In Hope on next Monday night, January 11. Election of officers for the ensuing 6. year will'be held at this meeting. All jmembtfrs -are urged 'to be present for the purpose of voting for of fleers'to «rryo nthe work of the year. Flint Nichols, in charge of accrediting work in Arkansas has notified the ' president Of the • Association that he will be present for the meeting Monday, night. He will remain here Tuesday and Wednesday to finish the accrediting work in the county. Any flock.owner who desires to have their poultry accredited and can not be nt the meeting should get in touch with George Dojjd»-pr.«lrle> Turner while Mr, Nichols S( here. Several member* .of the Nevada • County Poultry Association have been Invited 40.attend, including Mrs. S. P., Leslie, manager of Roe's Hatchery at Prcscott, f There Is a big demand at this time of the ye*r for hatching eggs from accredited f look*.'Hatcheries in'this section jure faying* a premium above Market price for this kind of eggs. rately ^ Boy Living Near Cabot Hurt Seriously by Hit- and-Run Driver CABOT—Raymond O'Danicl, aged 12, son of Lester O'Daniel living two miles south of here, was injured seriously Thursday afternoon when struck by an automobile as he was leading his pony beside Highway No. 67 about a mite from his home. The car sped on and left the boy lying unconscious beside the road. , Regaining consciousness the boy returned to his home and told his father that the car ran him down delibcr- cratcly. The horse was found in the ditch almost drowned and badly injured. The boy had been sent to a neighbor to borrow a sausage grinder and was returning home. Officers who visited the scene found the grinder, the saddle and bridle and two door handles which had been torn from the auto. The door handles, which boro the factory number, were sent to Little Rock in an effort to identify the automobile. Oficers in surrounding towns were notified. Physicians believe the boy will recover. Stuck Fast for TWO Months | •The crew of the good ship Robin Gootffellow, have been involuntary landsmen for more than two months as they labor to refloat the big freighter which ran aground near Newcastle, Del., in October. Hundreds watch, eat hot-dogs, as hydraulic jacks and tugs lift and pull fulilely. So -far the ship has been moved only two feet. ' Boy Says Deputies Started Mine Fight / • Witness Who Saw Harlan Battle Declares Officers , Fired First 'MOtJfNT STERLING, Ky.—(/P)—A farm boy who was plowing on a nearby hillside the day of the Evarts battle, Friday'bolstered the contention of William Hightowcr's attorneys that deputy* sheriffs fired first in the gun fight between jobless miners and deputy, sheriffs. ' hUe. the court moved' to Sterling. witnesses, who, the defense ibfe to,-pay their,exrj •ffiTeSunty fo ffloun/ Scrub Woman Received in "Style" at Memphis MKMPHIS.-(/P)-Randi Lerohl, Superior, Wis., scrubwoman, who paddled a leaky rowboat down the Mississippi river from St. Paul, Minn, to Cairo, Illinois, arrived here "in style" Friday. When the electric towbout Louisiana docked at the Memphis harbour, Miss Lerohl faced cameramen and a crowd of well wishers with an embarrassed frown. She and Memphis' official "welcoming committee," including three scrubwomen, didn't get talkative' but she readily answered questions of reporters. "I never K»l nuirried because nobody ever asked me," she replied to one question. "I started the trip beause I was too ignorant to know better," was her answer to another. Miss Lerohl abandoned the rowboat trip to Cairo and accepted the invitation of the Mississippi Valley barge line to make the res tof her trip to New Orleans aboard their boat. The boat will leave for N«w Orleans Friday. _ Forced Landing Made by Plane in Florida MIAMI, Fla.— (/P) -rAn airplane bound for the all-American air races mads a forced landing in the Everglades Thursday night, Chairman Lew T of the race committee announc- Wnlte'r Vanover, 19, testified he stood on the hillside and saw three carloads of men come down the pike from Black Mountain ;that one man got out of the front cor, fired shots at men crouched behind a roadside fence; and was shot down as he walked, rifle in shooting position, to a road bank. This man was Jim Daniels, chief deputy and mine guard at Black Mountain, one of the three of the deputies' party slain. The commonwealth charges Hightower and others in the Evt-rts local of the United Mine Workers plotted the death of Daniels. The commonwealth has stipulat9cl Hightower 'did not participate in the battle, but charges he counseled 1 the murder plot. Germany Unable to PayWar Debts Economic Recovery Under Present Conditions Impossible BERLIN, Germany— (#")—Chancellor Bruoning has informed Great Britain that when the Lausanne Reparations Conference convenes, Germany will tell the world that her ability to pay reparations is ended. He told the British Ambassador that not only for the present but for an indefinite time to come, Germany will be unable to pay. , The German delegation to the conference will argue, he said, that so long as the present reparations policy continues, economic recovery of Germany and the world will be impossible. Short Circuit in Lights Corrected City Cuts Out Electric Street-Markers to Protect White Way Employes of the Municipal water and light plant have completed the work of cutting out electric connections on the metal centerpieces at downtown street intersections, and believe a short circut that effected the .city's White Way system has been .eliminated. ;, .The Intersection markers will de- >pepd on reflected light henceforth instead of actual light bulbs. • ' '-f rfiWoter frequenWy.ydtjMned'rpuV the buried cables' 'Supplying" tfie street- markers with "juice," causing the short-circuiting and dimming of street lamps. The trouble became serious again last month when heavy, continued rains cut out part of the underground electrical system and led to the decision to abandon the electric street- markers. . lie said he w^s informed two persons yere in. the plane, and that both were safe. Sevi*r asked one of the Qoodyear S#jni-djrigiWes attending the meet to fly c-pi thj Everglades in gn attempt to. (Wile $%: plonc and assist it. , . •«**.* FLAPPER FANNY SAY& RCG.U.S. PAT.Off. Texarkana Banker Shot Accidentally J. H. Forbes, 45,-Wounds Himself While Cleaning Pistol at Home TEXARKANA-J. H. Forbes, aged 55, vice president of the Miller County bank and the American Company of Arkansas, was shot in the abdomen as he cleaned his pistol at his home late Friday afternoon. At the hospital where he was taken physicians are fighting to save his life. The bullet punctured the intestines in 'several places and his chances to survive are remote, Mr. Forbers from the operating table said that he had read numerous accounts of robberies during the past week and fearing a similar experience, was cleaning up his pistol. He was alone at home when the accident occurred. He staggered to the telephone called a doctor and an ambulance and lapsed into unconsciousness until after reaching the hospital. Woman Wants People' to Ballot on Prohibition ATLANTA, Ga.—(A>)-Mrs. Regina Rambo Benson of Marietta, Ga., has announced her candidacy for congress on a one plank platform—"submission of the eighteenth amendment to, the people." She will seek the Seventh district scat now held by Representative M. C. Tarver of Dalton, Ga. Mrs. Benson disclosed her plans here at the residence of Mrs. William T. Healey. chairman of the Georgia division of the women's organization for national prohibition reform in a speech before approximately 100 women. Mrs. Benson has been active in various women's organizations but never before has sought public office. SWJws always feel "on Georgia on Cash Basis Under Reorganized Plan ATLANTA.-^)—With the beginning of 1932 Georgia went on a cash basis under a reorganized state government. Laws enacted by the 1931 legislature prohibiting debts beyond actual rev* enue and giving the state's 34-year- old governor, Richard B. Russell, Jr., control of finances, went into effect. Other enactments reducing governmental branches from 1Q2 to 25, through consolidations and abolish- menls. likewise b?cau}^ operative with I hi 1 p.-issin," i>f 19'!!. Atlantic City High Bidder for National Democratic Meet Holdt Lead Over Kansas City, Chicago and San Francisco TOUCH PROHIBITION Smith, Raskob, Shouse Alliance Against Roosevelt Is Denied WASHINGTON—(/P)—DcmocraU picked Chicago' Saturday afternoon for their convention In June. WASHINGTON.-(>P)-Stories of a Smith, Raskob, Shouse. alliance against the nomination of Franklin 0. Roosevelt for president was scatchingly denied Saturday by John J. Raskob, hairman. of the Democratic National Committee. ' Soon after the'opening of a session for the choice of a convention city, a committee referred to the chairman's proposal for a prohibition referendum to the convention without' any recommendation. ; • . I Raskob made the Roosevelt declaration amid applause, • Atlantic City pushed its bid .for the convention to $200,000 and came to the fore as contender against Kansas City, Chicago and San Francisco. Further Praise of Arkansas'Record Railroad Magazine Article Commends 1931 Live- "Arkansas has 'come back,' and how!" is the opening sentence of an article in the current issue, of the Rock Island magazine, accompanied by an entire page of illustrations showing a canning kitchen, stores of canned foods and fruits and scenes of the. abundant harvests in the state last year. A statement from Senator Robinson, commenting on the great improvements in conditions in the state, also is featured. Much credit for the recovery is given the state Agricultural Extension Service for its sponsorship of the Uve-at-home program. The "rapid transition from a food shortage area to one of abundance is not the result of accident or chance happening, but is the result of a cardful, well-laid plan in food and feed production, preservation and utilization, developed and carried out by the county and home demonstration agents of* the University of Arkansas, College of Agriculture," the article says. "Last fall there was a big campaign for the planting of fall grains and gardens and it was followed by campaigns for early feed and food crops. This program is more familiarly known in Arkansas as the live-at-home program," Quotes Senator Robinson Senator Joe T. Tlobinson was quoted as follows: "There has been a ro- markable improvement of conditions in the state of Arkansas. Nineteen thirty brought a severe drouth resulting in the failure of staple vegetable and fruit crops. Accustomed to abundant yields, the people were poorly prepared for the disaster. During 1931 the conditions have been almost completely reversed. There is more than an adequate supply of all essentials. The barns are filled with hay. Large quantities of fruits and vegetables have been canned. , Cotton,. corn and rice crops have exceeded production in any .previous year of the state's history. The low price of products and the hangover of debt from previous seasons constitute impediments to prosperity, but these are nationwide in their effects." The fod crop harvested this year ih the state was valued at approximately ?35,000,000, it was said. "Practically all the 242,000 farms in Arkansas were equipped this year with some sort of vegetable garden," the article continued. "The extensiveness of gardening in Arkansas the past year is reflected in the tremendous quantities of garden and home orchard products canned. A recent survey shows that approximately 36.000,000 quarts of fruits and vegetables were canned and are taxing the storage capacity of the cellars and pantires of the farm homes. The drouth of 1930 has taught the farmers to take advantage of nature's abundance by storing away for possible future emergencies. "Wholesalers in Arkansas report an unprecerented sale of canning equipment. Five Little Rock wholesalers. recently reported that more than 125 carloads of glass jars have been sold in that district. In the Pine Bluff district. 50 carloads of fruit jars, 10 carloads of tin cans, five carloads of jar tops and four carloads, of jar rubbers have been sold.' A report of a glass jar company, manufacturing about 83 per cent of the jws sold in the United States, shows that Ar- kausa" leadu the neticn in the tubs <jf th:U company. . Love—At 90 and afr 71! Lone $5,000 in *y -^. « ^ ' ^\ ' ''%''*' Holdup Satur « m • > ^ i; Rev. W. A. Bosworth, 90, and Mrs. Josephine Wright, ,71, are shown Ihere Wichita, Kansas, on their honeymoon. Rev. Bosworth, a grandfather, is rmer national chaplain of the G. A. R., former commander of .the G. A. R. Kansas, and was a Congrcgationalist minister for more than 50 years. He et Mrs. Bosworth at a church, function several years ago, and their romance. praing from this meeting. ., jawes Will Retire is U.S. Ambassador picturesque Statesman Is I to Quit Post After j Geneva Parley ^WASHINGTON — (ff) •+ America's picturesque statesman, Charles Gates Dawes of the underslung pipe and vibrant language, is to retire as ambassador to Great Britain at the end ol the Geneva arms limintations con- firence. Jjust .before leaving Friday night fftr .Chicago, his home, he announced his ijSans to return-Jtt grivate life after government. A former vice president and mentioned before the 1928 primaries as a possible candidate for president, General Dawes will retire on the eve of another national election. The name of Dawes already has been mentioned in, speculation over this year's republican presidential nominee. Ho has put aside this speculation as "nonsense." However, the first reaction in political circles was to regard his resignation as significant politically. Dawes announcement was gven to newspapermen gathered at the national press club by E. Ross Hartley, who was his secretary while he was vice president. The typewritten statement was distributed without further comment as to Dawes' plans. He was appointed ambassador to the court of St. James in 1929 by President Hoover after leaving the vice presidency the preceding year. General Dawes early utterances upon public occasions are almost as well known abroad ns in this country. He had hardly reached London before he startled staid diplomatic circles by his disregard of formalities. Charge Witness Taken Out of State by Two GREENWOOD, Ark. — (IP) —Charges of attempting to prevent a witness from appearing in court were filed by Prosecuting Attorney Chester Holland Friday against Roy Chandler and Jimmie Dugan of Midland, Ark. They were arrested Thursday night near Poteau, Okla,, after allegedly taking Miss Ada Taylor, 16, Tyro, Ark., to Poteau, to prevent her appearing as prosecuting witness in the trial of Hamp Taylor, also of Tyro, her step- uncle, on a statutory charge in Greenwood circuit court Friday. Holland said the youths confessed to county officers they were hired by Taylor to take the girl from the jurisdiction of the court. Chandler told Holland he was given some money by Taylor. The girl, found at the home of Chandler's sister in Poteau, appeared in Greenwood court Friday morning to teetify, but Taylor did not appear, said to have been prevented by illness. Bond of ?750 was forfeited by the court and an alias warrant issued. Resort Owners Passes at Home Near Rogers, Ark. ROGERS, Ark.-(TP)—R. H. Whitlow, founder of the Mutual Aid Union 25 years ago. and hotel and resort owner, died at his country home near here Friday. He had been ill since Monday. Surviving him are his widow, a daughter, Frances, who has a clerical position at the University of Arkan- .sas, and u son. Horace. Politics at i FORT WORTH. Texas.— The oldest j city official Fort Worth has ever had ) is Councilman Willard Burton, who has jus* t'-rned his 82nd, birthday. Besides b<Mng one pf the mosjt active men on the coiine'l. Burton is busy i,upeiv'si»3 M lumber y^rds in Tcx- :i.-i and New Mrxi.-o, StreetMaterial Free For Hospital Bulletins WASHlNGTON~(;p)-1>Wlght ft Davis resigned Saturday as Cover' nor General of tile PhilUplnes and his Successor will be Theodore Roosevelt, now Governor of Porto Rico. Mrs. Davis' Illness Is one of the, reasons for the. resignation^ , , CHICAGO — (/P) — Charles G. Dawcs who announced lie would • retire as Ambassador to England" told reporters Saturday that talk of his candidacy for president of the United States was all "dam nonsense." • • • s "| Frisco to Haul Chats Free, Donated by Missouri Company Two carloads of chats, a-paving mar tcrial which will'be used'to construct driveways around the new Julia Chester hospital on South Main street, are to be hauled to Hope free .by'the Frisco Railroad' company from vWebb City, Mo., it was announced Saturday by G. H..Turner,~<Hope agent for the Frisco, • .-' • >;'.'. . .. 'i The shipment pit chats -was •to-the hojspltal^jlCT'^aftJfc.'Ito.cr, eral manager of the ftlghway Stone company of Webb Clty^Ma^oh condition that the Hope : & Hempstead County Hospital association could arrange for transportation. Mr. Todd made this offer voluntarily during the course of a telephone conversation with L. Carter Johnson, vice-president of the hospital association, who was seeking bids on road material, and incidentally mentioned that it was to be used for a community hospital project. Following Mr. Todd's offer, Mr. Johnson took the question up with the Frisco, and the railroad guaranteed to haul the material-free of charge, as announced Saturday by Agent Turn- Carson, Candidate For Senate, Here I n d e p e n d e n t Speaks Ahead of Election Tuesday, January 12 Sam D. Carson, independent candidate for senator against Mrs. Hattic Caraway, addressed two street audiences at Second ana! Main s,treest in Hope Sautrday afternoon. Mr. Carson spoke at 1:30 in front of the First National Bank building, and at 2 o'clock addressed a smaller crowd on the west side of Main street below the Arkansas Bank & Trust Co. building. His speech was an attack against Democratic politics, involving the selection of Mrs. Caraway by a committee rather than by popular election. Rex Floyd, another independent, also is opposing Mrs. Caraway, the Democratic nominee, in a special senatorial election to be held throughout the state next Tuesday, January 12.. S. L. Murphy Host to Lion Oil Officials S. L. Murphy, local district distributor for Lion oil and gasoline, entertained two officials of the Lion Oil Sales company of Little Rock on a hunting expedition here this week. The visitors were: J. H. Collins, chief auditor and G. M. Hale, assistant manager. Mr. Murphy had as guests here last week Jeff Davis, general consel of the Lion Oil Refining company, parent concern*at El Dorado; T. M. Martin, first vice-president and general manager of the refining company; and Frank Reed, vicerpresident of the sales company, Little Rock. Only 153 Licenses Are Issued Here No Notice of Time Extension Received Up to * • Saturray Noon With the first deadline expiring Sunday the 10th, only 153 state 1 automobile licenses had been issued for the new year up to Saturday noon at the special office of Sheriff and Collector John L. Wilson in Hope city hall. '.,''•• State registrations are moving at the slowest pace in the history of Hemp- Stead county. There are 1,200 automobiles in the City of Hope alone. * No advice regarding possible extension of the payment'period had been r-eeiyed byAthe 'sheriffs .offi,qej.up ^ttt Satur3ay" % "hoon. If ah extension is granted, the governor's proclamation would v probably not become known until relesaed to the newspapers Sunday or Monday. ; > • Youths Repudiate Murder Admissions Boys Declare They Wanted Transfer From School to Reformatory GALLIPOLIS, Ohio.(/P)—Two youths who confessed they fired an Ohio river log cabin in which eight persons were burned to death, repudiated their stories Friday because they feared murder charges. The boys, Albert Ramer, 15, Gallipolis, and Elsworth Mowyer, 17,»Bucyrus, told officials that a crftying ? lor tobacco, denied inmates of the Lancaster Boys Industrial School, where they are serving terms fpr auto theft, led them to make the fake confession, The youths said they had believed if officials would accept their story they would be sent to the Mansfield reformatory, where greater liberties are allowed. Both boys were held in jail Friday night on first degre murder charges, but officials indicated the charges would be dropped and the boys returned to Lancaster. Mowyer and Ramcr "confessed" to officials Tuesday that during a revengeful moment and undre cover of darkness they had set fire to the cabin of James White, 59, burning him and his seven children. One child escaped. They said that they wanted to retaliate for a beating White had given, Ramer. Local Girl Assists in Bar Examination Miss Rebecca Norton, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. S. G. Norton, North Hervey street, who was an honor graduate in the law school at Little Rock in 1929, has been assisting In conducting examinations for the bar there during the past week. Miss Norton was an honor graduate of Hope High School, and attended "'-hipo'-u Ucuversity and Columbia University. Merchant Fired on at Hartford Home Louis Fioretti Wounded Seriously by U.nidenti' fied Assailant HARTFORD, Ark. — (/P) — Louis Pioretti, aged 50, well known Hartford merchant for many years, was wounded critically Friday night when shot in the head by an unidentified assailant. Fioretti was shot when he drove his automobile up the drive way Mo the garage at his home. The Assailant disappeared in the dark. Fioretti was taken to a Fort Smith hospital. His condition was believed serious. No motive was established. French Census PARIS.—According to the latest «enr sus, France now has a population of 41,835,000. This number represents an increase of 1,100,000 over the* 1988 census. Of the total, 2,831,000 we aliens. A feature of the census was a decided decrease in the agricultural population of tfae country, • Cashier W( Man *' From STAFF Office WJMH edWith Block Ent LITTLE ROCK?-* messengers front tri ansas Gazette building ;i Saturday,, shot « '' ' 3. E. Chapplle',1 newspaper's 1 .wekely than,$5,000.' : \i. Less £hsA r ,an>h6ti*lSf brothers arrested * Identified 'as the h Charles Pearce, employed by ttie^ brother, ,Don Pearceffe were under arrest'- $3j| The latter \tas.j by three, Gazette i. who entered-the ^ hind the paxroT ChjP^Jwhen ^Iftft tioned and CharlfiS plied edge of the robbery' Chappel was ^ot as a belt" bullet. Chappie as he sought to wrest the 'pistol .the bandit. » "*' ^ The man, described as* and 50 years of age was . nervous and was wearitig' *< spectacles and a leather'coat. After seizing the manky^ __„ lV robber dashed to the rear of'the:' f ice but found no exit and rur By that time a score of 'em; bad blocked the front etrtrancei to' office to prevent his escape, . '" Brandishing his pistol the robbi threatened to kill "all of you,' unles they stood aside. i . They did so and he escaped^ Legion Members! Drive Next Wee! Campaign in Honor of v* Past National Com- ' mander Bodenhamer '' On the morning of January nth, all of the Legionnaires pf America will begin a weeks intensive membership effort in honor of Past National -Conv^ mander, O, L. Bodenhamer, of El 13ft rado, Ark. During this week eyery effort is being made by Post Official* and legionnaires throughout the stale of Arkansas to secure the assigned department membership quota. a As a result of the contest between Ralph T. Q'Neil of Kansas and 0.' V f Bodenha*»er of/ Arkansas,, both Past' National Commander^ a week was ] set aside by the Nations!'Organization for each, and the records Hhat are being made by these Past National Com- . manders will be watched^ very ctosely throughout the nation. ; Arkansas officials and legionnaires state that they will reach, their qutU in honor of Past National Commander Bodenhamer during his week. The western part of the state hws been covered in e speaking tour in the interest of the membership pi 9? gram by O. L.. Bodenhamer pf El O°T rado; Henry C. Armstrong, Department Commander, of Fort Smith, and R. W. Sisson, Department Adjutant, of Little Rock. Local Legionnaires have organised to complete their membership work this week. Broadcasting of Records Strikes Snag in Germany BERLIN.—(JP)—German radio fans are being treated to a fight between the government broadcasting chain, and manufacturers of phonograph records. According to the record makers, they have been studying the effect oft; sales made by playing records over v radio and found the effect •" ageous to them. Consequently notice Wft» the radio group to cease_ " the record^. The vend that bi'o*dc^in| igpa»

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